Department of Justice August 12, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Statement of Principles on Industrial Hemp
Document Number: 2016-19146
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice, Food and Drug Administration, Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, in consultation with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has developed a Statement of Principles on Industrial Hemp to inform the public how Federal law applies to activities associated with industrial hemp that is grown and cultivated in accordance with Section 7606 of the Agricultural Act of 2014. The purpose of this notice is to set forth the statement in its entirety.
Denial of Petition To Initiate Proceedings To Reschedule Marijuana
Document Number: 2016-17960
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
By letter dated July 19, 2016 the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) denied a petition to initiate rulemaking proceedings to reschedule marijuana. Because the DEA believes that this matter is of particular interest to members of the public, the agency is publishing below the letter sent to the petitioner which denied the petition, along with the supporting documentation that was attached to the letter.
Applications To Become Registered Under the Controlled Substances Act To Manufacture Marijuana To Supply Researchers in the United States
Document Number: 2016-17955
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
To facilitate research involving marijuana and its chemical constituents, DEA is adopting a new policy that is designed to increase the number of entities registered under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA) to grow (manufacture) marijuana to supply legitimate researchers in the United States. This policy statement explains how DEA will evaluate applications for such registration consistent with the CSA and the obligations of the United States under the applicable international drug control treaty.
Denial of Petition To Initiate Proceedings To Reschedule Marijuana
Document Number: 2016-17954
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-08-12
Agency: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice
By letter dated July 19, 2016 the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) denied a petition to initiate rulemaking proceedings to reschedule marijuana. Because the DEA believes that this matter is of particular interest to members of the public, the agency is publishing below the letter sent to the petitioner which denied the petition, along with the supporting documentation that was attached to the letter.